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In Brief: National Wushu tourney

In Brief: National Wushu tourney

THE Chinese martial art of Wushu will be on display inside Olympic Stadium this weekend thanks to a national tournament organised by the Cambodian Wushu Federation and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The four-day event, which starts today, features 232 male and female competitors belonging to 10 different Wushu clubs spread nationwide, and aims to find the top Cambodians to represent their country at the SEA Games in Laos this December. Cambodian Wushu Federation general secretary Mao Chan Thavuth said bouts will be held from 8am til 11am and 2pm til 5pm each day, with the tournament climaxing in final rounds held June 23.

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